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Keep Space for Peace Week

Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power In Space

- A collection of the events of the Keep Space for Peace week, Omaha, Nebraska, Oct. 2007-

The Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power In Space (GN, space4peace.org, founded in 1992) has been sponsoring the annual international Keep Space for Peace week co-sponsored by women’s International League for Peace & Freedom. 2007 marks the 40th anniversary of the Outer Space Treaty by the UN in 1967.

Focused against the Strategic Space and Defense conference held its 2nd year row in Omaha(Oct. 9 to11, 2007) and co-sponsored by the Offutt AFB and Strategic Command located in Bellevue, Nebraska, Nebraskans for Peace(NFP, nebraskansforpeace.org), conjunct its Annual Peace Conference on Oct. 6(co-sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Omaha School of Social Work) had the invitation speeches and protests during the International Week of Protest to Stop the Militarization of Space, Oct. 4 to 13, 2007.


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On Sept. 15, 2007, called by Veterans for Peace Maine, the people in the Maine had a statewide protest of the two days Blue Angels Air Show at the main gate of the Naval Air Station Brunswick. The theme was “Real Angels Don't Drop Bombs!” Here the excerpt from the flyer: 'Navy planes from NASB routinely fly surveillance and reconnaissance missions over Iraq calling in air strikes-many of which kill innocent Iraqi civilians. Recent news reports have indicated that the U.S. is now escalating...
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During the NYC trip coordinated by Anne Gibbons (Code Pink NYC) and Sally Jones (Peace Action), Bruce K. Gagnon, co-founder of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, spoke at an event, Hiroshima Day, August 6, 2007, Jonathan IeIpi Firefighters Park, Great Neck, NY. The 'Hiroshima Day' was an event organized by the Great Neck SANE/Peace Action. The event was also commemorated by the LI Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives. “Historian Gar Alperovitz has written extensively...
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'Each year, the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space (GN), sponsors a ‘Keep Space for Peace Week’ in October.’ It is Co-sponsored by Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom. ‘Local peace communities who have ongoing campaigns against space war related industries and military facilities from all over the world participate in this week of protest.’ This is the record of a ‘Die-in’ protest in Omaha, Nebraska, initiated by the Des Moines, Iowa and...
Topics: StratCom, Strategic Command, OFFUTT AFB, ARMS BAZAAR, Strategic Space and Defense Conference,...
On August 5. 2007, during the NYC trip coordinated by Anne Gibbons (Code Pink NYC) and Sally Jones (Peace Action), Bruce K. Gagnon, co-founder of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space spoke at the Unitarian Church of All Souls in Manhattan, NY. The topic was “62 Years After Hiroshima and Nagasaki: A Vision for Peace or Endless War?” Following 50 min. speech, the period of question and answer with the audience went about 40 min.. 'In the talk I outlined current U.S....
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On Oct. 5, 2007, with the theme,“StratCom's Role in the Militarization of Space: An Update and Catholic Response.”, Bruce Gagnon, coordinator of the “Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space,”and Thomas Gumbleton, Emeritus Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit had the joint speech in the Rigge Science Building, Creighton University(a Catholic Jesuit school), Omaha, Nebraska. Following Bruce Gagnon's (27min.) and Bishop Thomas Gumbleton’s speech...
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During the NYC trip coordinated by Anne Gibbons (Code Pink NYC) and Sally Jones (Peace Action), on August 7, 2007, Bruce K. Gagnon, co-founder of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space spoke about the space and war at the "Everything Goes Book Cafe", Staten Island, New York. The event was organized by the Peace Action, NY. Following 15 min. screening of 'Arsenal of Hypocrisy' and 40 min. speech, the period of question and answer went about 40 min. It was a...
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On Oct. 6, 2007, the day of Annual Peace Conference co-sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Omaha School of Social Work and Nebraskans for Peace in Omaha, Nebraska, U. S. A., Bruce Gagnon, coordinator of the “Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space,” and Bishop Thomas Gumbleton, Emeritus Auxiliary of the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit had the joint speeches on “StratCom's Role in the Militarization of Space: An Update and Christian Response.” At the First United...
Topics: StratCom, Strategic Command, Militarization, Space, Catholic, Christian, Bruce Gagnon, Bishop...
On Oct. 5, 2007, with the theme, “StratCom’s Role in the Militarization of Space: An Update and Catholic Response.”, Bruce Gagnon, coordinator of the “Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space,” and Thomas Gumbleton, Emeritus Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit had the joint speech in the Rigge Science Building, Creighton University(a Catholic Jesuit school), Omaha, Nebraska. Following Bruce Gagnon’s (27min.) and Bishop Thomas Gumbleton’s...
Topics: StratCom, Strategic Command, Militarization, Space, Catholic, Christian, Bruce Gagnon, Bishop...
On Oct. 6, 2007, the day of Annual Peace Conference co-sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Omaha School of Social Work and Nebraskans for Peace in Omaha, Nebraska, U. S. A., Bruce Gagnon, coordinator of the “Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space,” and Bishop Thomas Gumbleton, Emeritus Auxiliary of the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit had the joint speeches on “StratCom's Role in the Militarization of Space: An Update and Christian Response.” at the First United...
Topics: StratCom, Strategic Command, Militarization, Space, Catholic, Christian, Bruce Gagnon, Bishop...